August 1, 2014
By Stephanie West
Cincinnati, Ohio – The Kroger Co. Cincinnati/Dayton Division has signed an agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 75. The store associates represented by Local 75 work at Kroger stores in metro Cincinnati and surrounding areas.
"We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This agreement provides wage increases, affordable health care and investment in our associates' pension fund to support their retirement," said Sukanya Madlinger, president of Kroger's Cincinnati/Dayton Division. "This agreement comes after thoughtful and productive work by both the company and union bargaining committees. I want to thank our associates for supporting this agreement and for the excellent service they provide to our customers every day."
This contract covers 12,766 associates working in 76 stores in Cincinnati and 4,945 associates working in 32 stores in Dayton.
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 375,000 associates nation-wide who serve customers in 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia.